WE have hitherto had so much to relate of a gloomy and disastrous nature, that it is with a feeling of momentary relief we turn to something of a more pleasing complexion, and record the first, and indeed only nuptials
in high life that took place in the infant settlement of Astoria.
Shortly after the nuptials
, the Eagle said, "Fly off and bring me back the ostrich you promised me." The Kite, soaring aloft into the air, brought back the shabbiest possible mouse, stinking from the length of time it had lain about the fields.
Eight months after the celebration of the nuptials
between Captain Blifil and Miss Bridget Allworthy, a young lady of great beauty, merit, and fortune, was Miss Bridget, by reason of a fright, delivered of a fine boy.
The marriage of a daughter, which had been the first object of her wishes since Jane was sixteen, was now on the point of accomplishment, and her thoughts and her words ran wholly on those attendants of elegant nuptials
, fine muslins, new carriages, and servants.
The offers of Middleton were promptly accepted, and, while the father looked forward impatiently to the day assigned for the nuptials
, as to the pledge of his own success, the daughter thought of it with feelings in which the holy emotions of her faith were blended with the softer sensations of her years and situation.
The amiable M'Kenrie, whose modesty as he afterwards assured us had been the only reason of his having so long concealed the violence of his affection for Janetta, on receiving this Billet flew on the wings of Love to Macdonald-Hall, and so powerfully pleaded his Attachment to her who inspired it, that after a few more private interveiws, Sophia and I experienced the satisfaction of seeing them depart for Gretna-Green, which they chose for the celebration of their Nuptials
, in preference to any other place although it was at a considerable distance from Macdonald-Hall.
His royal highness Monsieur is about to be married; his nuptials
must be magnificent.
Osborne congratulating him with great candour and cordiality upon his approaching nuptials
with Miss O'Dowd.
When a family is complete, it consists of freemen and slaves; but as in every subject we should begin with examining into the smallest parts of which it consists, and as the first and smallest parts of a family are the master and slave, the husband and wife, the father and child, let us first inquire into these three, what each of them may be, and what they ought to be; that is to say, the herile, the nuptial
, and the paternal.
love maketh mankind; friendly love perfecteth it; but wanton love corrupteth, and embaseth it.
To begin with, he would have the great goodness to observe that there were love-gifts, and there were nuptial
That alone was enough to inspire me to victory over even greater odds, and I verily believe that I should have bested the entire roomful of yellow warriors that day in the nuptial
chamber of the palace at Kadabra had not interruption come to my aid.